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Rape Crisis Movement

The goal of the rape crisis movement was to bring attention to the issue of rape and the freedoms of women. The movement stemmed from the Women’s Rights Movement, which looked to gain equal rights and freedoms for women. The movement also correlates with slavery and the Civil Rights Movement. During slavery, women were...

Gay Rights Movement

Throughout history, homosexuality has been largely ignored or purposefully repressed. Psychologists like Sigmund Freud or Alfred Kinsey studied sexuality, but their efforts hardly changed the minds of people in the world. The Gay Rights Movement as a whole has had the help of many leaders and political figures, as well as different protests involving...

Feminist Movement

For this assignment I decided to do some further research on the feminist movement. I have just recently become more exposed to feminist ideals and it has urged me to learn more about the movement. The movement consisted of a series of protests and campaigns in hopes to change the disturbing laws and political...

The Environmental Movement

The Environmental Movement was established in order to protect the society’s natural resources and emphasize the need for cleanliness and sanctification of the environment, the earth, and for the betterment of the quality of how people live. The movement came about after the nuclear messes World War II left in which people became exposed...

Civil Rights Movement

  For this assignment I chose to do the Civil Rights Movement which started in the early 1950s approximately a century after the emancipation proclamation the civil rights movements goal was to “end racial segregation and discrimination against African Americans and to secure legal recognition and federal protection of the citizenship rights enumerated in...

Children’s Rights Movement

The movement that I decided to research is the Children’s Rights Movement. This movement is dedicated to expanding and acknowledging the rights of children around the world. In 1924, the League of Nations adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child, which gave specific rights to children, as well as responsibilities to adults (http://www.humanium.org/en/childrens-rights-history/)....

Women’s Suffrage Movement

The moment woman first entered the United States, they were considered submissive individuals and were primarily responsible for looking after domestic affairs. Years passed by and in 1848, women finally felt the need to speak their minds. A group of women, led by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott, gathered in Seneca Falls, New...

Women’s Liberation Movement

The women’s liberation movement most active during the 19 centuries. the main goal of the movement is to fight for equal rights for women, so that they have equal social status with men, and according to the wishes of their own choice of occupation and lifestyle. Emmeline Pankhurst is one of the founders of...

The Arab Spring

The Arab spring was a collection of political uprisings that took place in parts of Northern Africa and the Middle East. It was a result of the culmination of the frustration of people with their current political regimes. Beginning in Tunisia in 2010 and still going on (the Syrian Civil War), the Arab Spring...

The Black Panther Movement

The Black Panther Party was founded in California in 1966 by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale.  The group was created to combat white oppression that was taking place in black communities and other minorities as well.  After witnessing the uncontrollable amounts of police brutality carried out all over the nation, the two leaders felt...

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